Definition of Peincted
1. peinct [v] - See also: peinct
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peincted
peincted (current term)
peine forte et dure
Literary usage of Peincted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of the Courtier from the Italian of Count Baldassare Castiglione by Baldassarre Castiglione (1900)
"... Alonso sawe peincted with coles all the gate over, suche kinde of dishonest beastes, as are peincted about ..."
2. Polydore Vergil's English History, from an Early Translation Preserved Among by Polydore Vergil (1846)
"... dothe confirme theire discent from the Germanians, the peincted faces and curled or writhen heare of the ..."
3. History of Twelve Caesars by Suetonius, Charles Whibley (1899)
"1 Or close chaire, wherein women use to be carried. 3 A principall place within the Camp. 3 Which either were of wax, or peincted. 4 Commonly of brasse, ..."